Resources / Website Links

local insurance and health care information

United HealthCare                           uhc.com/findaphysician.htm (select “Otolaryngology”)
BlueCross/BlueShield                    bcbsri.com (select “ Ear, Nose & Throat”)
Miriam Hospital                               lifespan.org/tmh (select “Otolaryngology”)

Brigham & Women's Hospital       www.brighamandwomens.org

Massachusetts Eye & Ear Infirmary   www.masseyeandear.org

medical information

American Academy of Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery         entnet.org 
                                          children's information                                        entnet.org/KidsENT
American Academy of Facial Plastic Surgery                                      aafprs.org

General information on most topics                                                        wikipedia.com
                                                                                                                         webmd.com

       offers a different format with some videos    nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/earnoseandthroat.html

Prepare for Surgery, Heal Faster  (tape & more)  (800) 726-4173   healfaster.com
      a meditative and positive approach towards surgery


Botox                                                                                                              botox.com
Juvederm                                                                                                      juvedermusa.com



hearing aids                                                                                                  widexusa.com
                                                                                                                         oticonusa.com
                                                                                                                         cochlear.com

pillows with speakers                                                                                sleepsonic.com  

ear wax removal products                                                                       drugstore.com 
                                                                                                                         murine.com 

custom ear plugs  (for swimmers, sleeping aid, musicians and noise protection)    westone.com

ear drops for itchy ears                                                                            HillDerm.com   

                neoprene headbands to keep water out of the ear canals and to secure ear plugs         

EarBandit                                                                                                      earbandit.com

SurfMuff                                                                                                        SurfMuff.com

specialized ear canal dryer                                                                      DryEar.net

malleable ear dressing                                                                              invotec.com

Deafness Research Foundation                                                              drf.org

balance disorders: general information                                                  vestibular.org

                                                                                                                         etete.com

                                                                                                                         www.dizziness-and-balance.com

mal de debarquement disorder (MDD)                                                  mddsfoundation.org

nasal dilator                                                                                                  sinuscones.com (sanostec.com)
                                                                                                                         hoodlabs.com
Sinus Relief Now (Steps to Take Care of Your Sinuses)                   sinusreliefnow.com

Vasculitis Foundation (Wegener’s Granulomatosis, Giant Cell Arteritis or Temporal Arteritis and other autoimmune inflammatory diseases of blood vessels)                      vasculitisfoundation.org

Wegener's granulomatosis- insurance advice from Sandra Scotti who has suffered from this disease                  401-369-0616                                                              sandiscotti@yahoo.com 


nosebleeding         NasalCEASE 1-800-650-6673 email: info@catalina-healthcare.com
                             (location, cost and discounts, etc.)                               NasalCEASE.com  

nosebleeding: QR (Quick Relief) Topical Powder BioLife                 (800) 722-7559

nasal saline gel, nasal saline spray, etc  (913) 888-1880                 
bfascher.com   
email:
info@bfascher.com,       (some samples available)                                                         

information about the flu                                                                            cdc.gov/flu/weekly/usmap.htm 

allergy  information                                                                                      
pollen.com
(regional pollen count, information about 1200 plants)

(where to find the product, discounts)                                                    biolife.com  

Silicone sheeting dressing for hypertrophic scars      epinions.com/reviews/BAND_AID_Scar_Healing_Strips

Resources that provide patient education materials about allergic rhinitis:
American Academy of Allergy Asthma Immunology
800-822-2762 www.aaaai.org
American Academy of Pediatrics
800-433-9016 www.aap.org
Allergy and Asthma Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc.
800-878-4403 www.aanma.org
American Academy of Otolaryngology - Head and Neck Surgery www.aaohns.org 

American Academy of Otolaryngic Allergy (AAOA)
1990 M Street NW, suite 680,
Washington, D.C. 20036. (202) 955-5010
email: info@aaoaf.org. website: www.aaoaf.org

Coping with Allergies & Asthma magazine: www.copingmag.com
 

Swallowing Disorder (Dysphagia)      http://www.webmd.com/video/swallowing-disorders

Restore palate implants for snoring                                                       medtronicENT.com

Repose Systems for sleep apnea                                                           InfluentMedical.com

calculation of body mass index (BMI): adults & children                   cdc.gov/nccdphp/dnpa/bmi

Epoch: local site for getting a sleep study                                             epochsc.com

Home sleep studies                                                                                    SleepSolutions.com

coblation     (800) 797-6520                                                                       arthrocareENT.com

Sjogren's disease                                                                     oralcancerfoundation.org/dental/xerostomia.htm
                                         Wallace, Daniel J., The New Sjogren’s Syndrome Handbook, Oxford University Press, 2005

spasmodic dysphonia (SD) – direct voice rehabilitation (DVR)       voice-doctor.com 
                                                                            (The Voice and Research Foundation – Morton Cooper, PhD.)

Zenker's Diverticulum resources and info:
•Duke University
•Columbia University
•ZenkersInfo.org: http://www.emedicine.com/med/topic2777.htm
http://www.ucdvoice.org/zenkers.html

 

Medicines

Antacids (proton pump inhibitors - PPI)

Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) Wyeth discount                protonix.com
Zegerid (omeprazole with sodium bicarbonate)                 zegerid.com (discount coupons)
Nexium (esomeprazole) AstraZeneca

Steroid Nasal Sprays
Rhinocort Aqua (budesonide) AstraZeneca                          rhinosenetwork.com (how to use, discount coupons)
Nasonex (mometasone) Schering-Plough                            nasonex.com
Flonase (fluticasone propionate) GlaxoSmithKline              www.flonase.com
Nasacort AQ (triamcinolone acetonide) Sanofi Aventis      nasocort.com
Veramyst (fluticasone)                                                               veramyst.com 

Allergy, Asthma and Sinus

Clarinex (information, newsletter and rebates)                     clarinex.com
Zyrtec (cetrizine) nonprescription antihistamine                 zyrtec.com/econcomsumer (discount)
Singular (montelukast sodium) Merck                                    singular.com 
 

Advair  (asthma prevention inhaler)                                        advair.com (discount)
Guaifenesin (loosens mucus)    (800) 366-6056                  immunesupport.com
Ayr nasal saline gel products                                                  bfacher.com

original Neti-Pot   (video of how to use)                                  himalayaninstitute.org/Netipot/NetiPotGateway.aspx

Xlear (nasal wash with Xylitol)    (877)599-5327                   xlear.com

Aerosolized Medications for the sinuses     (nebulizers and sprays)                 

ASL Pharmacy, 900 Calle Plano, suite M, Camarillo, CA 93012   (866)552-7579

Sinus Dynamics, 755 Lakefield Rd, Westlake Village, CA 91361 (877) 447-4276 sinusdynamics.com/tour

Sinus Spray, 270 S Northlake Blvd, suite 1000, Altamonte Springs, FL 32701  888-273-9820


Other

Ciprodex otic suspension                                                          otitisinfo.com

Topamax (topiramate)    (free one month trial offers)          (800) 750-9835    www.topamax360.com

    financial assistance  800-652-6227                                    www.access2wellness.com

Nonprescription medicines
Tinnitus Relief Formula (source of ginkgo/zinc/garlic combination as well as other nonprescription formulations, includes explanations…products not sold in stores)            tinnitusformula.com (complementary with Xango) 
 Estroven: menopausal supplement & information             www.estroven.com  

Herbal products, based on Ayurvedic medicine                    www.healingpowerinc.com

allergies (AlgrCare), antacid (TumsCare), cough (KofCare), migraine headaches (MigCare), muscle relaxant (CoreCare)

 

 



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